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You are registering for the following event:

Event Name: Jnr MTB Skills Course
Event Location: Old Pine Forest, Howard Springs
Event Date(s): 31/03/2019 - 31/03/2019
Online registration for club member opens on:   13/03/2019 at 10:15 AM (NT time)
Online registration for public opens on:   13/03/2019 at 10:15 AM (NT time)
Online registration closes on:   29/03/2019 at 11:59 PM (NT time)

Event Contact Details

Event Organiser: Darwin Off-Road Cyclists
Contact Name: Geoff Fox
Contact Phone Number: 0427611702
Contact Email:
Event Website:


Junior MTB 2.5 hour Skills Course

Program and Information

The Junior MTB 2.5 hour Skills Course is aimed at junior riders aged 10-17 years. This course will provide the skills to enable participants to ride safer, faster and smoother. The course is perfect for both beginner riders and those who want to improve or refine their skills. These skills are provided in a safe and supportive environment with qualified skills instructors. Parents/carers are welcome to stay and observe.

Age Range - 10 – 17 years

Duration - 2.5 hours

Location - Old Pine Forests, Howard Springs

Date - Sunday 31/03/19

Time - 8am – 10.30am

Cost - Free of Charge (Participants must be members of MTBA, Mountain Biking Australia and DORC, Darwin Off Road Cyclists)

Places - 8 participants

We will be covering bike setup, body position and balance. These will be taught using a variety of methods including game based activities. Body position and balance are fundamental skills required to progress onto more complex manoeuvres, which will be covered in later courses. Learning and improving the fundamental skills will result in immediate gains in riding ability and confidence.

Requirements for the course are:

Mountain bike in good working order

Helmet, full fingered gloves, enclosed shoes and flat pedals (no clips)

Eye Protection

Spare tube/puncture repair kit

Plenty of water


** Please ensure that bike brakes are working and handlebars have bar ends.

Any queries please contact

Geoff Fox 0427 611 702 or Jo Fox 0439 889 442